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I'd like to add an edge loop around not connected faces

So, I'd like to add something like edge loop around these faces to manipulate them (e.g. change size in the middle of each. I'm making a broom, by the way. ).
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2.8+ Python: Get UV Loops

I want to get UV Loops lists of selected UV points. UV Loops should be sorted so that I could Align them. Is it possible? https://i.imgur.com/N87YT4u .png
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Edge loop reduction at the wrist

Is this a good idea? Is this going to cause trouble when animating the hand bending and twisting? If it's incorrect, please could you help and advise where would be the best place to reduce edge loops ...
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Extrude edge loop along the 'average edge normal' direction

I have a following setup: a curve aligned to one of the main axes (e.g. z), so every vertex of that curve has z = same value. I want to extrude and offset the new vertices along the direction locally ...
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Better way to retopo?

I want to pass a couple edge loops through the abdomen, but as you can see, the edge loops pass all the way around the side, up the back, neck, head, and down the front. I've been practicing ...
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How can I infinitely loop a png sequnce in blender?

Imagine I have a transparent png sequence of a bird flying that takes 1 second each loop. How can I import the png sequence into blender, and loop it infinitely in a way that I can then drag the ...
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How to avoid creases on certain areas of a model when using subdivision modifier

Sharp edges Bacically while trying to sharpen edges of one part of my model it causes another part of model, which needs to be smooth, to become sharper. I understand why this is happening but I ...
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How to turn a stable file to loop [closed]

Just to be clear I'm total new and I'm using Blender. In my first attempt I made a stable image and now i want my sea moving and a stable object to spin at the same time making a loop. If anyone could ...
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What is the theory behind loops? How can I select the entire edge loop in this case?

I fail to develop an intuition when it comes to the working of loops in blender Geometry created from manipulating a cube, all the faces are quads All the inner loops are continuous, in both the ...
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Scale an edge loop to match another

I were trying to scale edge loop A so it would be the same size as edge loop B: Intuitively I scaled and snapped like this: But now A is slightly bigger than B. My snapping settings and pivot point ...
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Blender 2.8 - CTRL+R not working(loop cut and slide tool)

Pressing CTRL+R on the attached file does not activate the loop and cut tool. Why is this tool not working in this context? Thank you.
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Bevelling edge at the center doesn't take the shape of the object

I'm trying to bevel the center loopcut that I made but the bevel doesn't take the shape of the object. I have tried applying the rotation and scale but that had no effect. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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How can I deselect a loop cut layer of vertices?

I have tried a few ways to deselect a layer of vertices, however I am a little stuck. I can deselect 1 vertice (Shift+select vertice). I can deselect multiple vertices (Ctrl+Shift+LMB > drag lasso ...
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How to create an arch with bridge edge loops consistently

I am trying to create an arch. I followed the instructions from 2:49 time at How to use Array to build an arch - Blender 2.8 Tutorial and got it to work, but then after that, it failed to work again ...
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How can I light an object for a turntable animation?

I need to make a turntable animation for an object, but I am not sure how to light it to get a consistent light all around? What is the best way to approach this?
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Make Evenly Spaced Out Loop Cuts

I have a trapezoid shape and I want to make loop cuts. but the problem is, is I want the loop cuts not to go across the shapes... "normal"? I guess is what you'd call that. How can I get the lines to ...
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Non Manifold geometry preventing loop cuts

I am modelling a simple treasure chest, shown in the screenshot below. However, I am having issues with loop cuts not cutting through the whole model. As you can see, the yellow line is the loop cut ...
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Why Bridge edge loops don't fit the same number of vertex or the closer one

I'm doing this tutorial: https://youtu.be/DqBOva04lcE?t=690 and at the 11:30 I need to add a circle to use "Bridge edge loops" to connect every vertex. As you can see there is 162 vertex, so, I ...
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UVs disappear once Loop Cut is done

I couldn't figure out why my models UVs were not showing up, so I went step by step with a new object to see when it would happen. Create a box, open UV Editor, the UVs are there. Do a Loop Cut ...
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how to loop cut a mesh that doesn't have clear edge flow

i have mesh like this and i need to cut it like this but i can't because as you can see the mesh have a crazy topology
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CTRL+R stops working until reboot 2.82

Just randomly my Ctrl+R Loop-Cut shortcut stops working in Blender 2.82 and won't work again until I reboot my PC. Has anyone else seen that?
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Wierd faces after I moved one vertex of quads

I am new to blender. I searched the forums for an answer to my question. I couldnt find any. I loop cut a cube (vertical center) I Pushed the loopcut on the Y Axis so the whole shape became like >>. ...
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How to use bridge edge loops to make a pipe bend in Blender 2.8/9 [duplicate]

I'm trying to bridge two edge loops in Blender 2.8 to make a curved pipe. I was able to do this in 2.79 but I cannot get it work in 2.8. After setting profile to 0. Setting it to -1 makes it look ...
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Edge Loop creates duplicate in 2.8

Using the excellent tutorial by Andrew Price for intro to blender, I reached the point where he is making bendy sprinkles. Using the edge loop just as he did doesn't bend the sprinkle; it creates ...
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Particles in render not matching preview (Blender 2.8)

I have implemented two identical particle emitters back to back so that i get a looping animation depicting low-poly smoke. I use a blend texture to resize the particles as they go through their life. ...
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How to do Trammel Of Archimedes Animation?

How does one make a Trammel Of Archimedes? Trammel of Archimedes A trammel of Archimedes is a mechanism that generates the shape of an ellipse. It consists of two shuttles which are confined ...
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Scale edge loops along edge [duplicate]

I have a 6 sided polygon and I'm adding loop cuts to one of the sides not even with either the X or the Y axis. I was wondering, is there a way to scale it along the edge that the loop cut is on?
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Correct UVs Blender 2.8

I was wondering if there's the same feature as in Blender 2.7x, that if you check a checkbox, your UV map get's stretched accordingly like in this post. Thanks for your help in advance!
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Creating Loop Cuts in any direction

I want to create loop cuts in a direction that Blender does not allow me to. As far as I know. Anyone have a solution how to create the loop cuts as shown in the image attached.
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Attempting multiple loop selects with Alt+LMB; faces are being selected in some parts as well?

Why is this only occurring on the top/bottom of the model, not on the sides? How do I avoid this happening? (I only wish to select the edges while in edge select, not the faces also) I'm using v2.81....
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How to move a Cut Loop and Slide using a measure

Im using centimeters as unit of length and I've created a plane. Now I want to make a edge loop and place it at 6cm from the left edge of the plane. I went in ...
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How does one seamlessly loop an animation containing a Noise modifier?

I've searched and found some ineffective "solutions" to the issue I am experiencing. I am animating a flickering candle flame and there is probably a much easier/more effective way to do this, ...
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Problem subdividing edge loop in a model

I have this model of a rook (chess piece) and I want to subdivide the top edge loop, but as soon I try to do that it forms a weird curvy edge loop. I have attached the model along with the pictures ...
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Loop Cut Factor doesn't work from -.85/.85 further

I don't understand why the Factor doesn't allow me to bring the loop cut closer to an edge. It's all good up to -.85/.85 and from there it snaps the cut to the other edge. I can't get the cut closer ...
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If animation is 40 frames, should I cut it off at 39?

If I am making an animation loop that is 40 frames and I start it at 0, do I need to end it at 39 or 40 to make it loop right? Another way to ask the question might be, does the last frame count as a ...
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Impossible to select edge loops with shortcut [duplicate]

In Blender 2.8 it's impossible to select edge loops with Shift + Alt and left (or right) click. Why?
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Looping baked physics simulations

I want to loop my baked physics simulation like I did in Maya with Animation Layers but can't found them in Blender. Here's a video of what I'm trying to achieve: https://youtu.be/_1j5Tf6ulII?t=266
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Rigid body - Fall in fron of camera / loopable

I'm doing a footage with camera flying through scene, and objects are falling from top, sticking (and moving backwards) at ground plane. Since footage has to be about a 2-3 minutes, I'd like to ...
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Can you extend an edge to make a loopcut?

I would like to take these beveled edges and wrap them around the mesh as loopcuts (to remedy the large ngon created by bevelling). Seeing that anytime you bevel something it creates a large ngon, ...
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How to cut at the same height

I want to use the cutting tool add a new edge just above this doorway. I need the tool to cut at exactly the same height all the way around. I don't want to use Ctrl+R as the loop cut cuts other parts ...
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Modelling an awkward and complex shape

I'm learning Blender and started a project to model an old Leica camera I have. The top section of the camera has a very awkward solid shape, I've bitten off more than I can chew! In my limited ...
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Merge Vertices & Loop Cut

In the examples I have attached. I am merging at centre those 3 vertices, and when I try to do a loop cut it stops at the loop cut, and does not go to the tip of my mesh. But If I grab the same ...
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How to select a loop of faces

I am trying to select the loop of faces that you see partially lit all around the sphere. Please note that I am able to do that for all the other loops by clicking on alt+rmb. Whith these thinner ...
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Using Python to select Inner loop in my mesh is producing unexpected results. Any suggestions? Blender 2.8

I have many 2d meshes that have many edge loops created with the Inset Straight Skeleton Tool and I'm hoping I can clean up some of the unwanted edge loops in an automated way. So far I've found: <...
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Bridge edge loops not bridging to nearest vertex on adjacent edge loop?

I have two edge loops which I am trying to bridge. The edge loops do not have an equal number of vertices. My assumption was that the Edge Loop Tool would just bridge to the nearest vertex. Given ...
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Issues with Proximity/Edge Loops when using Subsurf

Got some problems here that I'm super stuck on. I've only been working with Blender for a short while so hopefully these are easy fixes. First issue (labeled "1"): I had made a loop cut and ...
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Non-manifold face

I recently resolved a non-manifold issue as detailed in my answer here, but I have now made another issue for myself which I cannot seem to resolve. I have been trying to reduce the amount of ...
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I pressed some button accidentally and now the loop cut tool is invisible for the selected objects

So I think I pressed some button and something happened to the objects I had selected. Now on these objects when I go into edit mode and press ctrl-r to add loop cuts the new orange lines don't appear ...
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How does one create a looping animation on the Z axis in Blender 2.8?

I've read a dozen posts on loop animation, but nothing seems to work in version 2.8 of Blender. I have a simple need to rotate a UFO 360 continuously during an animation with other things going on. ...
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Using the loop cut and adding additional loops

I have an issue with loop cut. It says press ⎈ CtrlR and then you can use the mouse wheel to adjust the cuts. I am using industry standard keys and ⎇ AltC is the shortcut but middle mouse ...